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RPSC JLO Recruitment 2023 Notification, Syllabus, Admit Card

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RPSC JLO Recruitment 2023 Notification, Syllabus, Admit Card

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) is going to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Legal Officers (JLO) for the law and legal affairs department of Rajasthan. This exam is a great opportunity for candidates who have a legal background. 

The JLOs (Junior Legal Officers) are responsible for maintaining crucial things in the legal affairs department, such as engaging in the study and examination of legal matters, scrutinising legal matters, assessing legal documents, contracts, and agreements, etc. 

RPSC Junior Legal Officer Recruitment 2023 Notification 

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission released a notification on 5 July 2023 for the recruitment of junior legal officers. Through this recruitment exam, a total of 140 vacant posts will be filled. All the important information regarding the junior legal officer exam, like notification, eligibility criteria, application process, syllabus etc., are mentioned in the article below- 

Exam Conducting Board 

Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC)

Post Name

Junior Legal Officer (JLO)




Grade Pay- 3600/- (Level-10)

Job Location


Mode of Apply


Official notification 


Official Website


RPSC Junior Legal Officer Recruitment 2023: Important Dates 

RPSC has released the recruitment notification for junior legal officers on 5th July 2023 through the Advt. No. 03/ Exam/ JLO/ EP-I/ 2023-24. A total of 140 empty posts of junior legal officers will be filled by this recruitment exam. Candidates can check the important dates for this exam below: 


Important dates 

Notification Released Date

5th July 2023

Application Start Date

10th July 2023

Last Date to Apply

09th August 2023

Admit card Release Date 

To be announced 

Exam Date

To be announced

Result Declaration Date

To be announced 

RPSC Junior Legal Officer Recruitment 2023: Eligibility Criteria 

To be eligible for RPSC JLO recruitment, candidates must fulfil certain eligibility criteria set by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission. The eligibility criteria generally include age limit and educational qualification standards. Candidates must review the official notification carefully. We are providing the eligibility criteria in this post below-

(a) Educational Qualification 

Candidates wishing to apply for junior legal officer recruitment should fulfil the educational qualification criteria set by the board. The educational qualification for the junior legal officer vacancy is as follows: 

  • Candidates must be law graduates from a recognised university or equivalent of a three-year course of proficiency degree.
  • Candidates should possess working knowledge of Hindi language in Devanagari Script and have good knowledge of Rajasthani culture.

(b) Age limit 

The RPSC has set certain age limit criteria for junior legal officer aspirants. Every candidate must fulfil this criterion to appear in the written exam. RPSC JLO age limit is as follows: 

  • Candidates' age must be between 21 years to 40 years. 

Note: The reserved category candidates will get age relaxation as per their categories and provisions made by the Rajasthan Public Service Commission. Age relaxation to be provided to the reserved category candidates is mentioned in the following line: 


Age Relaxation

SC, ST, OBC, EWS (Male)

05 Years

Women (General)

05 Years

SC, ST, OBC, EWS (Female)

10 Years

Window and Divorce Women

No upper age limit

RPSC Junior Legal Officer Recruitment 2023: Application Process 

Aspirants can fill out the application for the junior legal officer vacancies in online mode. Candidates can fill out forms through other sources also, like E-Mitra for Jan Suvidha Kendra. To apply for the Junior Legal Officer posts, candidates should follow the following steps: 

  • Log in to the Rajasthan SSO portal here https://sso.rajasthan.gov.in
  • Go to the recruitment section and search for Junior Legal Officer recruitment. 
  • Click on the link and fill in all essential details asked in the application form. 
  • Now, upload scanned copies of all required documents in the prescribed format. 
  • Pay the application fees as applicable to the category.
  • Submit the filled application form and download/save it for future reference. 

RPSC Junior Legal Officer Recruitment 2023: Application fees

Candidates from reserved categories have a relaxation in application fees. General and creamy layer OBC candidates have to pay full application fees. Candidates from other states will be considered under the general category. Hence, they have to pay the full application fee. The application fee for the JLO vacancy is as follows:


Application Fees

General / OBC (Creamy layer)

₹. 600/-

Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST)

₹. 400/-

Physically handicapped (PwD)

₹. 400/-

Economically Weaker Section (EWS) / OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

₹. 400/-

Mode of Payment


RPSC Junior Legal Officer Recruitment 2023: Selection Process 

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission will recruit candidates for 140 vacant posts of junior legal officers. Aspirants have to qualify in all the stages of the selection process to become Junior Law Officers in the law and legal affairs department of Rajasthan. The selection process is as follows: 

Written examination: Candidates who satisfy all the eligibility criteria like educational and age limit will go under written examination. In written examination, the legal and social knowledge of candidates are to be measured. 

Interview: Candidates who successfully qualify the written examination will be called to appear in the physical interview. The interview stage consists of 25 marks. The marks scored in this stage will be considered for preparing the merit list. 

Document verification: After qualifying the two stages, i.e. written exam and interview, candidates will be called for document verification. Candidates must provide their official ID proofs and other identity and address proofs asked by the board. 

RPSC Junior Legal Officer Recruitment 2023: Exam Pattern 

The written examination of JLO, is conducted to evaluate candidates' knowledge and their command over legal subjects. It consists of objective-type questions covering various subjects such as general languages, directive principles, functioning of the high court and supreme court, evidence act, limitation Act, etc. The difficulty level of the questions will be that of a bachelor's degree.


Subject s



Paper 1

Constitution of India with special emphasis on Fundamental Rights and enforcement of rights through writs, Functioning of High Court and Supreme Court, Directive Principles and Attorney General.


03 hours


Paper 2

Civil Procedure Code and Criminal Procedure Code Provisions required to be referred generally in Government Offices will be given importance.


03 hours

Paper 3

Evidence Act, Limitation Act, Drafting, Interpretation of Statutes and conveyancing.


03 hours

Paper 4

Part 1- General Hindi


3 hours

Part 2 – General English 





12 hours 

Note: The written exam will be conducted in four parts, in which 3 papers consist of law-related subjects and one paper will consist of language-based exams.  

The exam duration for each exam section is 3 hours and candidates must secure 40% to qualify the written examination. 

RPSC Junior Legal Officer Recruitment 2023: Syllabus 

The syllabus for the RPSC JLO  exam covers various subjects, including English and Hindi language and legal subjects. 

Candidates should thoroughly study each subject and focus on legal topics because three papers will consist of legal subjects.

Paper 1 

  • Constitution of India with special emphasis on Fundamental Rights
  • Directive Principles and enforcement of rights through writs
  • Functioning of High Court and Supreme Court
  • Attorney General.

Paper 2 

Civil Procedure Code and Criminal Procedure Code Provisions required to be referred mostly in Government Offices will be given importance.

Paper 3 

Evidence Act, Limitation Act, Interpretation of Statutes, Drafting and conveyancing.

Paper 4 

Languages : Part-A General Hindi 

1. शब्द रचना : सन्धि एवं सन्धि विच्छेद, समास, उपसर्ग, प्रत्यय ।

2. शब्द प्रकार

(क) तत्सम, अर्द्धतत्सम तद्भव, देशज, विदेशी ।

(ख) संज्ञा, सर्वनाम, विशेषण, क्रिया, अव्यय (क्रिया विशेषण,

सम्बन्ध सूचक, विस्मयबोधक निपात)

3. शब्द ज्ञान : पर्यायवाची, विलोम, शब्द युग्मों का अर्

4. शब्द शुद्धि 

5. व्याकरण कोटियाँ : परसर्ग, लिंग, वचन, काल, पुरुष, वृति (mood), पक्ष (Aspect), वाच्य (Voice)

6. वाक्य रचना 

7. वाक्य शुद्धि 

8. विराम चिह्नों का प्रयोग।  

9.  मुहावरें / लोकोक्तियाँ 

10. पारिभाषिक शब्दावली : प्रशासनिक, विविध (विशेषतः) । 

Language:- Part-B General English

Language (Part-II) English - Grammar.

1. Tenses

2. Determiners

3. Phrasal verbs and Idioms

4. Active & Passive Voice

5. Coordination & Subordination

6. Direct and Indirect Speech

7. Modals expressing various concepts- (Obligation, Possibility, Contrast, Purpose, Prohibition, Intention, Condition, Probability, Request, Permission, Reason, Companions.)

RPSC Junior Legal Officer Recruitment 2023: Salary 

The Junior legal officers will be paid as per the 7th pay commission, and the pay matrix level of JLO is 10. Apart from this, JLO gets various allowances such as DA, HRA, SA and medical allowances, etc. Exact in-hand salary figures may vary. Candidates can check an overview of the in-hand salary of Rajasthan junior legal officers below: 



Grade pay 

₹ 3600

Pay scale 

₹ 9300 to ₹ 34,800

In hand salary 

₹ 48, 267 (approx)

RPSC Junior Legal Officer Previous Year Paper 

Candidates preparing for the junior legal officer exam should check the previous year papers. These papers provide a glimpse of previous exams, and by analysing them, aspirants can improve their overall preparation. Besides, candidates can measure their weak and strong subjects through these papers. 

Candidates can check RPSC JLO's previous year's papers in the table below. Candidates can check previous year's papers on the official website of RPSC as well. We are providing RPSC JLO exam 2013 papers as follows: 

Paper 1 


Paper 2 


Paper 3 


Paper 4 


RPSC Junior Legal Officer Recruitment 2023: Admit Card 2023

The Rajasthan Public Service Commission (RPSC) will release the RPSC JLO admit card on the official website. The exact release date will be notified through a notice to be uploaded on the official website in this regard. It is quite important for you to stay updated with the official notices and regularly check the website for any updates regarding the admit card release.

Step I: Visit the official website of the Rajasthan Public Service Commission using the link rpsc.rajasthan.gov.in.  

Step II: On the main page, click the “Latest News” section.

Step III: Now click the link flashing as “Admit Card Link for Junior Legal Officer (JLO) Written Examination”.

Step IV: A new page appears where you need to enter your registration number, password and date of birth.

Step-V: On clicking the “Submit” button, your Rajasthan JLO Admit Card will be displayed on the screen.

Step-VI: Download your RPSC JLO Admit Card and take a printout of the Hall Ticket.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on JLO 


The recruitment notification for the RPSC junior legal officer exam 2023 was released on 10 July 2023.

Aspirants can complete their application form from 10 July to 9 August 2023. 

There are 4 papers in the Rajasthan junior legal officer exam.

Yes, there will be an interview round in the Junior Legal Officer exam.

The minimum age of the candidate should be 21 years for the Rajasthan JLO vacancy 2023.

Yes, there will be a provision for negative marking in this exam. In case of wrong answers,  ⅓ of the marks assigned to questions will be deducted. 

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